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>> on c-span tonight, discussing foreign investment in the u.s.. there is a hearing on syria's civil war. primeter, the iraqi minister. at the commerce department investment summit, the ceos talk about the u.s. investment climate and the government policy on attracting foreign investment, some of those policies include immigration, the debt ceiling, and energy. it is moderated. [applause] >> good morning everyone. lou, thank you -- lew, thank you for your excellent remarks. thank you to both of them for their leadership. it has been outstanding for the subject matter we have before us these next few days. their insights as it applies to the business community are very valuable to all of us that are joining us today. we are off to a great start to what promises to be a gay -- great conference and agenda. thank you to all who has come great distances to be with us today. i am very pleased to announce our first panel that is entitled usa?hy select the perspectives on operating in the united states." this'll be a very informative and invaluable discussion. it is also my pleasure
. ♪ the now please be seated. hame ladies and gentlemen, let us begin by acknowledging a great friend of this institution , mrs. heather fully. thank you for giving us this chance to try to express the debt -- the depth of gratitude we owe to tom. an english poet once wrote that god is ant work of honest man. tom foley was back and more, a leader grounded indecency and , an honor to himself, his family, and this house. he did all the things a public servant should do an friendly did many of them better than the rest. ask any of his peers and they will tell you this. listen to bob dole. around the time he became called him a man of total integrity, or ask alan simpson who told you that tom can go to hell and make you feel good about going there. and then is fiercely conservative as they come, he said he wished they were republican. there is also this from president george bush. tom foley represented the best in public service and our political system. one class act tipping his hat to another. impressive, as is the sequence of his rise. majority whip, majority leader, and speaker. fairn
living this program cause the u.s. house is about a gavel in and members will start their legislative day and hold one minute speeches on any topic. legislative work starts at 5:00 eastern. members will debate by bills including one to create a website to list all government any votes requested will take place at 6:30 eastern. now, live to the house for. the speaker pro tempore: the house will be in order. the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father conroy. chaplain conroy: let us pray. loving and gracious god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. help us this day to draw closer to you so that with your spirit and aware of your presence among us, we may all face the tasks of this day. bless the members of the people's house. help them to think clearly, speak confidently and act courageously in the belief that all noble service is based upon patience, truth and love. may they be great enough to be humble and good enough to keep their faith always regarding public office as a sacred trust. give them the courage and the wisdom to fail not their fellow ci
something that would give us a negotiating point where we could consider moving forward with a final repeal of this problem. but in fact, the legislative branch consists of two bodies. this body and the other body on the other side. until the finance committee acts, there's little more that the energy and commerce can do to push that bill forward. mr. speaker, today's rule provides for consideration of a critical bill, to ensure our energy infrastructure needs are being met. mr. pompeo has done a good job. i applaud him and our committee for the thoughtful legislation. i urge my colleagues to support both the rule and the underlying bill. i'm now prepared to yield back >> in a few moments, today's presidential medal of freedom ceremony at the white house. marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of president kennedy and a ceremony at the internal flame in arlington national cemetery. national security adviser susan rice on u.s. policy in the asia-pacific region. later, a discussion of relations between the u.s. and united kingdom. >> a typical day would begin with
use the firm in 2000 and eight. despite all that he added 900,000 new broke rich account to his client a's in 2012 alone. jump.orted a 17% this year the company added a new program will want etf. look for speaker he says this is a philosophy they articulated years ago. they had remarkable success building and defining a company. questions linger whether the person stand a chance. we have an opportunity to delve into a wide range of questions which is the personal financial pleasef all of us here give a warm national press club welcome. >> it is an honor to be with you today. it is very ongoing. their minds any of and experience i had about 15 years ago. i was leaving a division in northeast ohio. we needed to construct a new office building. he said i will try brown and show off a little bit. we went by the rusted trailer i said that will be daddy's new office. and my eight-year-old daughter said daddy if you start doing a better job will they let you move from the trailer into the office building? today is a special day for our country. it's veterans day. i hope you will join northeas
to use an overly broad brush to point fingers at companies that are following the law or pointing fingers at law-abiding independent contractors. while there are employers that might mistakenly identify monday night on c-span. the intentional misclassification is a widespread occurrence and a problem that must be addressed. a june, 2013, treasury department inspector general for tax administration report stated in part -- "the misclassification of employees as independent contractors is a nationwide issue, affecting millions of workers that continues to grow and contribute to the tax gap." so said the inspector general for treasury. employers wrongly classified -- employers wrongly -- employees, i should say, wrongly classified as independent contractors do not enjoy the same worker protections. a 2009 g.a.o. report cites the example of, "a construction worker who fell three stories, was severely injured and incurred hospital expenses of over $10,000 related to the injury. because the worker was misclassified as an independent contractor, his employer did not provide workers' compensation
his own advice and work with us, the congress, as the founders intended, not around the legislative process. everyone today should embrace the keep your health plan act, and our efforts to protect americans from the damage of this law should not stop there. let's keep the promise. i reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan reserves. the gentleman from california is recognized. mr. waxman: mr. speaker, i yield myself three minutes. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized for three minutes. mr. waxman: this bill is not a bill to let people keep their health insurance plans. the president took care of that issue yesterday. what this bill is another vote to repeal the affordable care act. it would take away the core protections of that law. this bill creates an entire shadow market of substandard health care plans. it will destabilize the health insurance exchanges, raise premiums, and continue to allow insurers to discriminate on the basis of pre-existing conditions. the bill takes away the core consumer protections and a part of
graphite reactor. u.s. republican senators pro tested in a letter to president bill clinton that this reversed long-standing u.s. policy because it allowed the north koreans to hang onto the spent fuel rods and would delay for several years the inspection of suspect sites. the accord shows it is always possible to get an agreement when you give enough away said senator dole. the deal has been criticized in south korea. for ee it as a crime pyongyang for them to dispel doubts. the pakistan which will be signed will provide north korea with an interim supply of fuel to overcome its energy shortage d 2,000 megawatt light water reactors. north korea will abandon its facilities and renounce any plans to build nuclear weapons. gee, doesn't that sound familiar. this administration is repeating the same mistakes of madeline albright and bill clinton as president. iran cannot be trusted, that has lied repeatedly, just like north korea did. and how did the clinton deal work out? yeah, they took the nuclear facilities we provided them, but they didn't stand good behind their promise n
, the last 45 days prove what many of us have been saying all along. this law is simply unacceptable, unworkable and unaffordable, period. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. for what purpose does the gentleman from oklahoma rise? mr. lankford: unanimous consent to address the house for one minute revise and extend my remarks. the speaker pro tempore: without objection. mr. lankford: mr. speaker, the president seems to flippantly just talk about 5% of americans have received a cancellation notice. as if they're just individuals that didn't have a policy that really met his standard for what he was looking for or what the administration was looking for. well, that 5% equals about five million people across the country. they're not just a random statistic, they're families and individuals like the evans family. and not just this one family, but everyone that works in their business received this same letter. why is that? because as the president continues to speak about these are just indivi
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